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A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

Researchers link tools used in NotPetya and Ukraine grid hacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

New research provides evidence that a group with Russian military ties was involved with the NotPetya and BlackEnergy incidents in Ukraine.

DOJ official: Whether they're extradited or not, indicting foreign hackers is important

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

Whether or not foreign government hackers see the inside of a U.S. courtroom, indicting them is key to American deterrence policy, Adam Hickey said.

Justice Department charges 7 Russian intelligence officers

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

It's the latest move in an ongoing U.S. law enforcement effort to crack down on Kremlin hacking.

Russian hackers targeted office of vulnerable Democrat

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

The same outfit of Russian hackers that launched cyberattacks against U.S. targets in the 2016 election also targeted Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Miss., a red-state Democrat who faces a tough reelection bid this year.

Microsoft reveals first known Russian hacking attempt aimed at 2018 midterms

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

The first Russian cyber salvos have already been fired – and batted back – in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections, a Microsoft executive said.

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